A companys operating expenses divided by its operating revenues.

A company's operating expenses divided by its operating revenues. More generally, any of a number of ratios measuring a company's operating efficiency, such as sales to cost of goods sold, net profits to gross income, operating expenses to operating income, and net profit to net worth.

The sum of the combined ratio plus investment income.

A series of ratios/relationships which measure a company's operating efficiency with respect to various income, expense, profit or loss and balance sheet results. Examples include sales to cost of goods sold, operating expenses to operating income, net gain to gross income and net income to net worth.

A ratio that measures a firm's operating efficiency.

A measure of operating efficiency defined as Operating expenses divided by the Operating revenues x 100.

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The ratio of operating expenses to pertinent revenues.

the percentage of revenues that goes into operating the railroad. It is calculated by dividing railway operating expenses by railway operating revenues.

the relation of operating expenses to gross receipts.

Total operating expenses divided by gross freight revenue. An operating ratio of "90" means that a trucker makes a profit of ten cents for every dollar spent.

An insurer's Combined Ratio minus the Investment Income Ratio.

A comparison of a carrier's operating expense with its net sales. The most general measure of operating efficiency.

The sum of expenses and losses expressed as a percent of earned premium.

Combined Ratio less the Net Investment Income Ratio (net investment income to net premiums earned, expressed as a percent). The operating ratio measures a company's overall operational profitability from underwriting and investment activities. This ratio does not reflect other operating income/expenses, capital gains or income taxes. An operating ratio of more than 100 indicates a company is able to generate profits from its underwriting and investment activities.

Comparison of carrier's operating expenses with gross receipts; income divided by expenses.

A measure of profitability based upon operating expenses as a percentage of gross revenues.

A comparison of operating expenses to net sales.

A ratio that shows the efficiency of management. Calculated as

Combined ratio minus net investment income ratio.

An accounting performance measure in which a firm's operating costs are divided by its operating revenues and then multiplied by 100.

The Operating ratio is a financial term defined as a company's operating expenses as a percentage of revenue. This financial ratio is most commonly used for industries such as railroads which require a large percentage of revenues to maintain operations. In railroading, an operating ratio of 80 or lower is considered desirable.